|PREDICTED RESULT||ACTUAL RESULT||RATINGS ADJUSTMENTS|
|Geelong||by||39||pts||St Kilda||by||3||pts||St Kilda||+21||Geelong||-15|
But before the new leaders, other events from the weekend conspired to produce another 100% correct miss. Those damn Cats.
Still 5 for 6 is OK and a MAE of around 25 is solid too.
The Crows picked up 20 points to move to 1377 and become the latest rankings leader thsi season, after Hawthorn and West Coast.
The below chart shows a slow and steady climb by Adelaide to top, with the gradual decline of the Eagles and a ore pronounced one by the Hawks opening the door.
It would be unfair to write-off the Hawks at this stage, but that decline (seemingly arrested in the last few rounds) has brought them back to the pack. They do remain capable of top spot again, and last year highlighted that where they were seen to kick strongly in the last few rounds and re-assert their competition dominance.